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Check out the first project from Airbnb’s new in-house “innovation and design” team

It’s a house. Airbnb‘s team collaborated with Go Hasegawa, a Tokyo-based architect, to create it for a urban living exhibit called <i>House Vision,</i> as first reported by our colleagues at <i>Co.Design</i>. After the exhibition, the house will live in Yoshino, which Airbnb describes as “a bucolic town in the …

Florida officials investigating 4 possible non-travel-related Zika cases

<b>(CNN) —</b> Health officials in Florida are now investigating four cases of Zika virus that might not be travel-related, the state Department of Health said Wednesday.<p>Two of the four cases are in Miami-Dade County while the other two are in Broward County. None of the four individuals has traveled to …

Want to Drive in Beijing? Good Luck in the License Plate Lottery

BEIJING — Hoping to please his future in-laws, Larry Li fought the snarling Beijing traffic one recent spring day to chauffeur them from the train station to his home in the city in a white Volkswagen he had bought just a month earlier.<p>The good will came with a cost: a fine of 200 renminbi, or $30, …

Thai mayor accused of locking reporters in office and having trousers removed

A mayor in north-eastern Thailand has been accused of locking five reporters in his office and having workers pull the trousers off one to be photographed.<p>Premsak Piayura was reported to have been upset over a front-page story and photo Tuesday in the national Daily News newspaper appearing to show …

‘Everyone’s worst nightmare’: 7-year-old who went missing from city camp program found dead

Kyzr Willis was last seen Tuesday afternoon at a bathhouse in Boston, authorities told the Boston Globe.<p>Hours later, the body of the 7-year-old, who had been attending a program run by the city, was reportedly pulled from waters off Carson Beach.<p>“Obviously our hearts break for the family,” Boston …

Skyscraper in Shanghai lets visitors walk on glass walkway without handrails

Gulp. This walk is not for the faint-hearted.<p>On Thursday, the Jinmao Tower in Shanghai opened its glass skywalk to the public. Daredevil visitors can …

'World's deepest' underwater sinkhole found in China

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have discovered what's being described as the world's deepest underwater sinkhole in the South China Sea, China's state broadcaster CCTV reported.<p>Called the "Dragon Hole" by locals, it's 987 feet (300 meters) deep, according to researchers who have spent the past year exploring …

Mother who took children to perform for Oregon militia loses custody of kids

A judge ruled Wednesday that a Kansas woman’s children, who performed for armed militia members in Oregon, will remain in the custody of the state’s Department for Children and Families.<p>Odalis Sharp’s children told the Shawnee County District Court how their mother had beaten them, yelled at them …

Huge, once-hated fish now seen as weapon against Asian carp

CHICAGO (AP) — It's a toothy giant that can grow longer than a horse and heavier than a refrigerator, a fearsome-looking prehistoric fish that plied …

Large Abelisaurus Dinosaur dinosaur footprint found in Bolivia

One of the largest ever dinosaur footprints has been found in Bolivia.<p>It is more than a metre across - and is thought to have belonged to a type of dinosaur called an Abelisaurus.<p>It was unearthed in a site near the Bolivian capital, Sucre.<p>Tim Allman reports.

Intel chief Clapper worried about instability in the U.S.

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The nation's intelligence chief said Thursday that he is concerned about stability in the U.S. and the fragility of American institutions, calling them "under assault" and pointing to today's heated rhetoric.<p>"I do worry," Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told the …

James Clapper

Girl killed by zoo elephant

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 7-year-old Moroccan girl has died after a zoo elephant threw a rock at her.<p>Managers at the zoo in the capital of Rabat confirmed the details in a press statement.<p>The girl died a few hours after being transferred to hospital. Video shot by a zoo visitor shows a number of people huddled …